This Week at Durant: 11/24

  • Parents and students: Please take the Project Tomorrow Technology survey at this link here.  Students will need to put in a password, which is “wake2014.”

Early College Programs

magnetCEThe deadline to apply for Wake County Early College schools has been extended to December 3rd.  If interested, follow the steps at this link to apply.  Learn more about WCPSS’ Early Colleges on the district site.

Winter Sports Pictures Taken This Monday (11/24/14)

Winter sports (basketball & cheerleading) pictures will be taken this Monday, November 24th at 3:15 p.m. in the gym. Please click the picture below to view the packages available and pricing options. You may also pre-order packages through the Lifetouch Sports’ website.

Winter Sports Banner

“Fall Fest” School Dance (11/21/14)

On Friday, November 21st, the Healthful Living department will be sponsoring a “Fall Fest” school dance! The dance will be for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 pm. The cost of the dance is $5.00 and tickets will be sold this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during homeroom. No tickets will be sold at the door, so it’s important tickets are purchased one of the mornings listed. If your student is attending the dance, please have rides at the school by 6:00 p.m.

In order to purchase a ticket, students must:

1. Turn in a signed parent permission slip when purchasing their ticket. Students have been given a permission slip, but you can also click this link and print another one.

2. Have all library fees paid.

Dance Highlights:

  • Great music!
  • 2 separate dance competitions between students with prizes going to the winners!
  • Concessions will be sold, including pizza!

We hope to see you there!

This Week at Durant: 11/17

  • Parents and students: Please take the Project Tomorrow Technology survey at this link here.  Students will need to put in a password, which is “wake2014.”
  • Help Durant Road Middle Schoolers help their community by donating to the Donors Choose page for our school garden.
  • The last day of tryouts and final cuts for both boys and girls basketball will be made tomorrow (Monday). If you have made it past 1st and 2nd cuts already, then you should meet in the gym right after last period. Tryouts will be until 5:15 p.m. Please have your rides at Durant on time.
  • The Healthful Living department will be hosting a “Fall Fest” school dance this Friday, November 21. The dance will be for all grades and will be from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. In order to attend, students will need to turn a parent permission slip in when purchasing a ticket. Tickets will be sold on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday this week during homeroom and will cost $5.00. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Students cannot have any outstanding past due books or fines from the media center. See your Healthful living teacher for a permission slip and/or questions. You can also print a permission slip by clicking here.
  • Winter sports (basketball & cheerleading) pictures will be taken next Monday, November 24th at 3:15 p.m. in the gym. Please visit the Lifetouch Sports’ Website to view the packages available and pricing options. You may also pre-order packages through the website.
  • The Family Paint Night Fundraiser will take place on November 20th.  Learn more through this post.

Principal’s Message

Wake County Public Schools is participating in the online survey Speak Up, so that we can better use technology in order to improve instruction. Your opinion matters – please take the survey by clicking the link in the top-right of our website.

Our PTA is hosting a Family Paint Night with Kidz Art on Thursday Nov 20th  from 6:15 – 8:15.  This is a fundraiser for our PTA – to register please go to our school website.

On November 18th Millbrook Magnet High School will be hosting its Magnet Open House. The purpose of this event is to expose rising 9th graders to all that Millbrook has to offer. The event will start at 6:30 and end at 8:00pm. We will share student perspectives on academic and athletic programs, have specialists who will share information regarding the magnet application process, and expose families and students to the IB classroom. You do not want to miss the opportunity to see what the IB programme can offer your student. We hope to see you on Tuesday, November 18th at 6:30 pm. in the auditorium of Millbrook High School!”

Please like our PTA Facebook page and check our website for the latest happenings at DRMS!

Have a Dolphintastic week